Chicago, Illinois Data Center

Data Center Details

Adjacent to the Chicago Board of Trade, our Chicago data center serves one of the largest financial districts in the world, in addition to thriving healthcare and media hubs.

This facility is located on major network fiber rings in downtown Chicago next door to the Chicago Board of Trade. The facility offers more than 183,000 square feet of secure and reliable (100% uptime SLA) data center space, ready to deploy with cabinets and cages supporting high-density power configurations.

NetActuate’s Chicago location provides customers with access to a flourishing network community including numerous cloud service providers, financial trading firms, and enterprises. Financial firms choose this location because the high level of network connectivity enables them to conduct high-speed trading with virtually zero latency while still complying with FISMA regulations.


  • 178,000+ Sq. ft (16,500+ sq. m)
  • 24 in. (60 cm) raised floor with 8’6” (2.28m) ceiling clearance
  • 312 lb./sq. ft (1,523 kg/sq. m) floor load


  • ISO 27001
  • SOC 1 Type II
  • SOC 2 Type II


  • Key cards
  • Biometric scanners
  • Mantrap entries
  • Controlled data center access
  • Perimeter and interior IP-DVR cameras
  • 24x7x365 in-house security staff


  • Carrier-agnostic
  • Multiple connections
  • Fiber, copper, coax cross-connects
  • Any2Exchange® Access
  • United IX Chicago Access


  • N+1 generator redundancy
  • 36 hours of fuel storage onsite
  • 3 diverse underground utility feeds from downtown grid
  • UPS/PDU/RPP: N, N+1, 2N redundancy


  • Variable speed CRAHs and electrode humidification
  • Chilled water with evaporative condensing units and chillers
  • N+1 redundancy on chillers, CRAHs and chilled water pumps

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